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Accountant Job in Kenya

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. 

It also endeavors to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.

The ICRC’s Somalia Delegation in Nairobi implements the institution’s humanitarian activities in Somalia.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Focal point for all Working Advance’s from the Field Officer’s in the field, ensuring that they are approved by the supervisor’s.
  • Corresponding with Field Officer’s on various corrections of the Working Advance’s.
  • Raising External Payment Voucher’s and registration of the approved Working Advance’s.
  • Conducting statistics of the Field Trips general costs as requested by the Administrator.
  • Coaching and train the Field Officer’s how to fill the Working Advance’s correctly and the respective excel justifications tables.
  • Logs in all invoices received from reception in Sun system
  • Makes photocopy of all invoices with reimbursable VAT after all necessary requirements are verified and forward the same to Nairobi delegation.
  • Checks the invoices and the supporting documents, ensuring that the supporting documents are coherent with the invoice and it is duly approved.
  • Do necessary invoice processes in Sun system
  • Records all bank charges in SUN system.
  • Records all external transfers’ entries in SUN system.
  • Prepares weekly bank reconciliation report.
  • Prepares remittance advice to suppliers.
  • Prepares weekly cash forecast and sends to Nairobi Delegation.
  • Ensures that all fund request of Somalia Delegation are done on time.
  • Performs in SUN system the manual payment process of all invoices.
  • Prepares monthly Time Reports.
  • Ensure update of statistical accounts (water, electricity, daily workers, paper purchase)
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • CPA part II (Certified Public Accountant or equivalent)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Finance position.
  • Experience in computerized accounting, preferably an ERP software.
  • Experience in an international organization or NGO
  • Computer literacy in windows environment
  • Precise and rigorous;
  • High sense of confidentiality;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Able to work efficiently under pressure with minimum supervision;
  • Independence and initiative;
Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit their application to the Head of Human Resource Department of Somalia Delegation on the below mentioned address/email address before 13th August 2015.

International Committee of the Red Cross
Somalia Delegation
Denis Pritt Road
P. O. Box 73226, Nairobi
00200 - Kenya

E-mail address:

Please indicate the position title on the subject line of your application letter.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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